Sep 28, 2012 3:00am EDT
republican candidate who is running. >> joining me tonight, keli goff, who is political correspondent for root.com and sam stein, political rorter for "the huffington post." great to have both of you with us. keli, you first. how offensive is this? imeg reasng is it has to respond to? >> well, i'd say on a scale of 1 to 10, we're heading into, like, 20 territory, ed. i think at a certain point this stepcande ese ert any candidate do to not get support? right? like, i think at this point we have to start having a competition just to see where the lineof offensiveness, how far we can push these boundaries. apparently making rape jokes esn'do it, makg mini cments doesn't do it. maybe somebody has to drop the "n" bomb, but with rick per re and the rock thing. >> sam, how does he overcome this? >> i don't think he does. todd akin should have a rule he shouldn't speak about women or women's issues because it causes him more proems than it's worth. obviously missouri is a conservative state, or trending conservative. it's not going to vote for president obama like it did. claire mccaskill ha
Sep 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
and neck race, but is, because of what's going on nationally with the gop. keli goff, sam stein. >>> comi up, a hidden video at tt rney ndses sparked controversy about mitt romney's past investments in china. we'll tell you all about it next. ♪ we're lucky, it's not every day you find a companion as loyal as a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. just begin with america's favorite soups. bring out chicken broccoli alfredo. topbelkim for recipes, plus a valuable coupon. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. >>> up next, new details about mitt romney's past investments in china. >>> and later george w. bush i stayg aw from the mpaign trail, but his trip to the cayman islands could be a headache for mitt. >>> when i was back in my private equity days we went to china to buy a factory there. and, boy, about 20,000 people, and they work in these huge factories. they make various small appliances. and as we we walking to this facility, seeing them work, the nuer ohourtheyork for . what they earned, living in dormitories with the little bathrooms at the end, maybe ten rooms.